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East West Metro
West Bengal  /  Published 05.02.19

Calcutta Metro commuter misses punctuality

Metro Railway’s struggles with punctuality, once its USP, have apparently not eased even after reducing the frequency of trains to cope with a shortage of fit rakes and a temporary speed restriction...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 31.01.19

Smoke rerun on geriatric Calcutta Metro rake

A three-decade-old Metro rake spewing smoke from its undercarriage while leaving Dum Dum station on Thursday morning triggered panic among passengers and left some of them feeling breathless, includin...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 26.01.19

Metro to cut services for East-West work

Metro Railway will run 284 trains on weekdays, down from 300, starting this Monday.The official reason for the drop is a speed restriction that will be reimposed on trains entering and leaving Esplana...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 20.12.19

East-West tunnel work

The East-West Metro authorities will have to seek the state disaster management department’s opinion before resuming the tunnel boring work between Bowbazar and Sealdah, Calcutta High Court on Frida...
By Our Legal Reporter in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 22.11.19

Tunnel-boring machine makes a move

A tunnel-boring machine of East-West Metro that had been lying idle under Nirmal Chunder Street has moved for the first time since the project came to a halt following a subsidence in Bowbazar on Augu...
By Our Special Correspondent in Bowbazar

West Bengal  /  Published 05.06.19

East-West escape gap to be reduced

The East-West Metro authorities have tweaked the design of the walkway in the underground tunnel, bringing it closer to the tracks and making it easier for passengers to step on the narrow steel platf...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 03.03.20

Engineer’s transport tip: Go underground

Calcutta should shift more of its transport and other infrastructure underground to clear the city of congestion, an engineer said at a conference on sustainable infrastructure development on Tuesday....
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 28.02.20

East-West Metro tunnel work stalled

The tunnel-boring work of East-West Metro was stalled on Friday, hours after fresh cracks were spotted on some buildings in Chaitan Sen Lane in Bowbazar.The lane is close to Gour De Lane, where a numb...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 21.02.20

Another 10 months to East-West Metro corridor

Underground tunnelling work for the East West Metro corridor is likely to take 10 more months to be completed, as a key machine has been damaged beyond repair, an international expert committee appoin...
By PTI in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 13.09.19

Declaration for damages

The displaced residents of Bowbazar who are queuing up for the Rs 5-lakh compensation are being asked to declare that they agree to be prosecuted if the information they are providing or claims they a...
By Kinsuk Basu in Bowbazar


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